Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary
Responsible for patrolling, protecting, and securing all Harris Health System's buildings and grounds, promoting safety and security at all locations.

Minimum Qualifications

School Education: High School Diploma or GED.

Licenses & Certifications:
IAHSS Basic Security Officer Training Program must be completed within six months of employment.
Valid Texas Driver's License.
Basic Life Support from a hospital based AHA program
Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA) certification or equivalent certification required within six months. If certification other than SAMA s held at the time of hire, must be recertified as SAMA upon expiration of held certification.
Must be Registered by the Texas Private Security Bureau within 90 days of employment.

Work Experience: One (1) year security experience, healthcare experience preferred

Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract), Writing /Reports

Proficiencies: MS Word, P.C., Typing 20 WPM

Job Attributes

Work Schedule

Other Skills: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime

Other Requirements: E-1 availability during disaster situations. Must be able to understand the English language and communicate it effectively in both verbal and written form. Proficiency in the use of computers is required

Equipment Operated: PC based electronic access control, CCTV, parking systems, Handheld Radio systems, and Patrol vehicle

Application Instructions

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